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2012 Annual Meeting and Conference

  • 19 Apr 2012
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY

Registration

  • NYSPHA student members may register at this reduced rate. Membership must be maintained through April 19, 2012.
  • Full-time students who are not current NYSPHA members may still register at a discounted rate.
    Want an even better rate? Join NYSPHA now and register at the student member rate.
  • Non-members may also join NYSPHA now and register for the conference at the reduced member rate.
  • NYSPHA Organizational members are welcome to register to exhibit at this discounted rate. Membership must remain current through April 19, 2012.
    Registration fee includes lunch for exhibitor, skirted table and electricity if needed.
  • Non-profits organizations may register at this exhibitor rate. NYSPHA Organizational members receive an additional $25 discount. Organizational members must be current through April 19, 2012.
    Registration fee includes lunch for exhibitor, skirted table and electricity if needed.
  • Registration fee includes lunch for exhibitor, skirted table and electricity if needed.
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New York State Public Health Association's 
62nd Annual Meeting & Conference

“Transforming Communities through 

Public Health Practice”


Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Troy NY

Full conference day on Thursday, April 19th. Registration fee includes materials, lunch and coffee breaks and access to exhibitors.

Pre-Conference workshops will be offered on Wednesday, April 18th under a separate registration.

Thursday, April 19- Agenda

New York State Public Health Association Annual Meeting

 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM     Registration

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM   Welcome- Michele Caliva, 
NYSPHA President

Keynote- Michelle Davis, U.S. Department of Health & Human Service “How the Federal Agenda Aims to Transform Public Health”

10:30 AM-10:45 AM   Break & Exhibits

10:45 AM-12:00 PM   Concurrent Sessions

  • A-   “iChoose 600- A Menu Labeling Education Campaign”  Amy Jesaitis, RD, MPH, NYSDOH Healthy Heart Program
  •  B-   “Implementing School Wellness Policies in High-Need Urban Communities”Audrey Castillo, MPH, Poulette Olmos, BA, Kimberly Bylander, MPH and K. Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene

12:00 PM-1:45 PM     Lunch & Keynote- 

"Prevention Agenda 2013: Developing New York State's Health Improvement Plan" Birkhead New York State Public Health Association Slides with notes.ppt Guthrie Birkhead, MD, MPH, Deputy Commissioner, Office of Public Health, NYS Department of Health

1:45 PM– 2:00 PM      Exhibit Break

2:00 PM-3:15 PM       Concurrent Sessions

  • C-   “Development and Implementation of Formal Policies and/or Local Legislation to Increase the Availability if Non-Sugar Sweetened Beverages in Public Buildings: Reports from the Field” Sanghamitra Savadatti, MPH and Courtney Derkasch, BA, MPH, New York State Association of County Health Officials
  • D-   “Media, Marketing and Public Health Promotion” Thomas Dennison, Ph.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University/The Maxwell School of Syracuse University

3:15 PM– 4:30 PM      Concurrent Sessions

  • E-   “Everybody Wins: Creating Partnerships and a Policy Agenda for Health and Economic Development” Monica Chierici, MPA and Radhika Patel, MSUP/MIA, NY Academy of Medicine
  • F-    “Make Low Sodium a High Demand: Improving Population Based Health Through Increasing Availability and Accessibility of Healthier, Lower Sodium Items in Grocery Stores and Schools” Yvonne Johnston, MS, MPH, RN, FNP, Binghamton University, Mary McFadden, BS, CPH and Marissa Lamphere, MST, Broome County Department of Health


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